>> A Danish beer company's launched a unique brew, incorporating an unlikely ingredient in production, recycled urine. Reuter's intrepid reporter Julie Astrid Thompson takes the ultimate taste test.>> We are here at Naple in Hillhoosena in Copenhagen Denmark and today, the Pisner Beer, that is not Pilsner, it is Pisner, it's being launched and the first people get to taste it.
The beer is made by a, using human urine to fertilize the barley which is grown in fields here in Denmark. The urine from the festival guests at Roskilde festival was collected in 2015. Now I'm going to taste the Pisner beer for the first time. Cheers.
d it It tastes just like a regular beer, very fresh and very good for a festival.
Nothing like urine at all.>> About four years ago, we converted into organic, as all our beers are organic today and we thought it would be a great idea also to go into recyclable beer. So we want to test our brews, and to test our opportunities to make a recycled beer.
>> As of now, there are no plans to expand this operation with the beer whatsoever. But Naple has planned to sell the beer in selected stores around Denmark. They only made about 50,000 bottles of beer, so it's not something that's going to be easy to get. So if you need a Pisner beer, you have to be fast.